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image by Rancy Young, 22 February 2015
The white flag in the photo is the flag of the local chapter
of Veterans For Peace. According to the group's Wikipedia entry (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veterans_for_Peace), Veterans For Peace
was founded in 1985 and is comprised of U.S. military veterans from conflicts since World War II working to promote alternatives to war. The group has actively opposed U.S., NATO, and Israeli military policies and military actions and threats against Russia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Syria.
The group's flag features their logo centered on a white field, with the black letters across the bottom of the flag spelling out the URL "VeteransForPeace.org." The logo shows the silhouette in black of a standard U.S. military helmet, with a white dove carrying an olive branch superimposed over the helmet.
Based on the Oak Ridge protest photo, it appears that the local chapter of Veterans For Peace likely has its designation in black lettering in the canton portion of the flag, but I can't verify that for sure.
Randy Young, 22 February 2015